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Plenty of celebrities had to wait tables before getting their big break, and since celebrities tend to be gorgeous people, it only makes sense that some worked at a restaurant known for only bringing on gorgeous people: Hooters. Here are 15 ladies who waited tables there.

Naya Rivera

Before Glee made her a star, Rivera was waiting tables at the Hooters in Valencia, California.

Holly Madison

Madison may have once been known as one of Hugh Hefner’s main girlfriends, but at one point she was working at Hooters to put herself through college.

Amy Adams

When the American Hustle actress was 18 she worked at the chain to earn enough money to buy a car.

Katrina Darrell

The American Idol hopeful (even though she didn’t make it past her controversial audition) used to work at Hooters but was allegedly fired. Do you think she sang for the patrons?

Nesie Daglis

The model, who has appeared in Playboy, on Fox Sports, ESPN and CBS, was a corporate trainer and new store opening team member. Daglis appeared on the cover of four Hooters magazines and is even in the Hooters Hall of Fame.

Leeann Tweeden

While waiting for her modeling and sports commentator career to take off, Tweeden worked at Hooters.

Alison Waite

Waite is another playmate who worked at Hooters to pay her tuition.

Jerri Manthey

The Survivor contestant worked at Hooters for a number of years and appeared in Hooters magazine in ’92. Well, if she made it on Survivor, at least we know she could handle the creepy patrons.

Samantha Burke

Burke is the mother of Jude Law’s fourth child and a former Hooters waitress. We would never have guessed the highbrow English actor would be a Hooters man.

Jesse Jane

Adult film star Jesse Jane worked her way up the Hooters latter. At one time, she waited tables there and eventually starred in a commercial for the chain.

Vienna Girardi

Girardi has had a rollercoaster of a life. After divorcing her first husband, the Bachelor contestant (and winner) had to take a job at Hooters.

Teri Harrison

Hooters is the home of future Playboy playmates. Harrison not only worked there, but she also took part in their beauty pageants.

LeAngela Davis

The America’s Next Top Model contestant has been in every Hooters magazine since 2007. She was also crowned Miss Hooters International.

Haven Gaston

Gaston appeared in the Hooters magazine several times, but she also had a short-lived acting career. Gaston appeared in the Adam Sandler film The Waterboy and the dramatic war film, Tigerland.

Stephanie Belknap

The Hooters Hall of Fame model used to wait tables at the chain and has appeared in the Jason Segal movie, Jeff Who Lives at Home.

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